By Diane Walls,
These secure gun storage options from Stack-On would be ideal for keeping a defensive firearm at hand in a bedroom or safe room. They are also something to consider for storage of a few firearms,
either long guns or pistols, in situations where a full-sized gun safe is impractical. Check with your local merchant for prices.
Check out the wide selection of grips to dress up and personalize your gun from the folks at Wicked Grips. There’s something for any style rendered in quality materials.
Contact them for custom work. Prices will vary with design complexity and materials.
Leatherman offers a bracelet tool for the gadget lover in your life. The Tread has a total of 29 tools all in one handsome piece of jewelry. It comes in matte stainless or smoke steel. The Tread is travel friendly. Each link comes apart easily for use of any part. It’s a toolbox on your wrist! MSPR is $165.00 but shopping online can net better deals.
The Ammo Broom is a handy tool for your range that takes the bending out of brass clean-up chores. It works best on hard surfaces or dirt rather than gravel. Line up the casings with the wire spines of the basket and roll over with a light pressure to catch the brass inside the basket. A bucket hook included with the tool aids in freeing the brass from the basket and doubles as a hanging bracket when you’ve finished. The brooms have an MSRP of $69.95 and are available from a wide variety of merchants, so look for a deal online.
For students of self-defense, learning about human predatory behavior is crucial. The latest book from Rory Miller, an authority on criminal behavior and a top-notch martial artist, is out on Amazon. Conflict Communications (Concom): A New Paradigm in Conscious Communication is an excellent read to give insight into why people behave the way they do in conflict situations. Understanding gives the self-defense practioner more options to avoid and de-escalate conflict in any aspect of life. It’s an excellent read and available from www.amazon.com in paperback or kindle editions.